ADDRESS

 

3 IKENO CHO, NARASHI, NARA, JAPAN

630 - 8361

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER:

+81-742-81-7461

WITHIN JAPAN - 0742-81-7461

HOTEL: 

+81-742-81-8585

WITHIN JAPAN - 0742-81-8585

 OPENING HOURS

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER

MONDAY - SUN 08:00 - 21:00

 

HOTEL

OPEN 24 HOURS

LANGUAGES AVAILABLE:

ENGLISH, CHINESE, KOREAN

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Center

Cultural

ACtivities

Experience Japanese culture at its finest

with our traditional Japanese tea ceremonies and various other culture events

*Tea Room set up seasonally

Experience

Japanese 

Culture

Every Wednesday

1st Session     15:00 - 15:45

2nd Session      16:15 - 17:00  

茶 道

 SA  DOU

Sadou is the Japanese traditional art of preparing and drinking tea, originally developed from China.

 

Although the main purpose is to enjoy tea, the etiquette, performance, utensils, and the style of tea room is unique to Japan; which is what also makes sadou an art form.

The Nara Visitor Center & Inn welcomes you to take part in our authentic tea ceremony.

ONLY ¥2,000 Per Person

Children under 6 are free 

* Special Request for 6 or more people available, please see reservation form for details

 

Learn from an experienced instructor about the history, preparation and etiquette of tea held in an authentic Japanese tea room.​

Afterwards, you are welcome to make and sample a cup of tea for yourself, making this a very special experience that would be a shame to miss.For lovers of tea, or even for just for curiosities sake, come in and enjoy a cup!

 

Make a reservation

 

origami

free everyday

With detailed instructions of hundreds of objects, along with a vast array of papers to select from, come in and try absolutely free our

origami facilities. 
 

Battle a difficult creation, or try your hand at something simple.

There's something for all ages and

all levels of patience. Best of all if you get stuck, we're always on hand to assist you.


Beats moping around on a rainy day!

cosplay

free everyday

Traditional garb, yukata, sumo suits, ninja outfits, and quite a few more

to choose from, feel free to come in and have a bit of childish fun and dress up.

Take a photo or ask our staff to take your photo, and take home a nice memento of your trip to Nara.

 

calligraphy

free everyday

Whether a steady hand, or hands of steel, come in and we'll do our best to show you your name in Japanese kanji, for you to try with a specialized calligraphy pen.

Alternatively, there may be something you want to write, so our staff will do our best to accommodate your request.

Just another little thing to keep a memory of from your trip to Nara

 

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